We Will Remain Shocked

We are gathered here to assert our right to free speech and defend the rights of others. That is our single and united agenda. And we will defend free… More

PEN America’s Activist Guide to AWP 2017

PEN America has put together a guide to all events taking place at this year's Association of Writing Professionals (AWP) conference focusing on activism or action. More

The Wrong Side of History

Mike Dawson examines how we talk about gun control and how phrases like being on “the wrong side of history” are missing the point. More

Maya Angelou: 1928-2014

One of the most influential books written in English, Angelou’s transformative autobiography unleashed the genre of the American memoir to new possibilities. With 39 public bans since 1983 for… More